Oren Oppenheim

Deputy News Editor  /  @OrenOppenheim



Trader Joe’s to Open in Former Treasure Island Building

The grocer’s first store on the South Side will share the space with other, unannounced tenants.


May 13, 2019

Yerkes Bequest

Charles T. Yerkes' bequest letter, as seen in the University's Special Collections Research Center's Board of Trustees Correspondence of the Secretary Records 1890-1960. Published with permission of the Special Collections Research Center.


May 8, 2019

Original Bequest Letter for Yerkes Observatory Holds Up Its Future

As the University continues discussions with Charles Yerkes’s family, the Yerkes Future Foundation remains cautiously optimistic.


May 7, 2019

OPC Law School Talk

A panel at the Law School discussed the Obama Foundation's goals and visions for the Obama Presidential Center, as well as the University's connection to the project.


May 1, 2019

Sri Lanka Vigil

The UChicago South Asian Students Association held a vigil on Thursday afternoon on the main quad in memory of the over 350 killed in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday less than a week beforehand.


April 26, 2019

Ghana President Examines U.S.–Ghana Relations, Foreign Investment at International House Talk

The Ghanaian President spoke about his plans for socioeconomic reform within the country.


April 2, 2019

Conyears-Erwin Beats Pawar in Rare Contested Treasurer Election

This was the first contested race for treasurer since 1999.


April 2, 2019

The Cultural History of Mankind?

Grey City looks back to the origins of the humanities and social science core curriculum to see what we've kept — or left behind — in two cornerstones of a UChicago education.


March 14, 2019

At Navy Pier, Bernie Sanders Talks Racial and Economic Justice, Says Years in Chicago “Shaped My Worldview”

“We have begun the political revolution, and now we’re going to complete it.”


March 3, 2019

At IOP, 2020 Hopeful Pete Buttigieg Highlights Gun Safety, “Intergenerational Justice”

The 37-year-old prospective candidate has also billed himself as being in touch with a “millennial” generation faced with rising threats of climate change, internet privacy, and healthcare access.


February 16, 2019